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. >> hunkered down in debate camp. president obama is -- we expect limb to be studying intensely. mitt romney last a public event in denver, colorado. then he will go dark until wednesday in colorado. >> reporter: the campaigns have been focused on lowering their debate. mitt romney is talking up the president's victorious record from 2008. president obama's campaign said the president is out of practice compared to romney, referring to the gop primary debates. the one guy who didn't get the memo, new jersey governor chris christie. he hit the sunday morning talk shows, playing up the expectations for mitt romney. >> here's the great news for republicans. we have lap candidate who will do extraordinarily well. he will come am wednesday night, lay out his vision for america, contrast his view and the president's record and this whole race will be turned upside down come thursday morning. >> reporter: this unfiltered confidence may not make much of a splash. a newark ton post poll shows 55% of likely voters think the president will win this debate. only 31% say it will be romney. new this is a
. >> thanks a lot. >> now to democracy 2012 news tonight. president obama and mitt romney are hitting as many tossup states as possible today. we go live to washington. it's getting easy to predict where the events will hold events. these tossup states are where they're hanging out. >> reporter: there's only a handful of swing states. that's where youl find president obama and mitt romney from now until election day. >> we're starting here in ohio -- >> reporter: as time runs out and money runs thin both campaigns are picking and choosing their states wisely. it labels eight states as tossups. that includes iowa, stop number one for the president today. >> if you said you won't give a big tax cut to the wasn't thy but you're caught on video promising it would include the top 1%, then you might have rom knee sha. >> reporter: obama made his way west to colorado, another state up for grabs. later tonight he heads to nevada where romney held his first campaign event of the day. >> he's out of ideas and out of excuses. in november you're going to put him out of office. >> reporter: after nevada r
debate is over. now it's time for the great debate over the latest jobs report. how romney and obama are spinning the number. >> fans of 30 rock. what alec baldwin tweeted. barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven... so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's going to... bring table games, like blackjack and poker... right here to baltimore. a twenty-five million dollar investment... that'll create five hundred new jobs. all right here. today, marylanders are spending $500 million gaming... in other states. let's keep it here. i'm chad barnhill, and we're ready to build right here. we're ready, and it's real. and all that has to happen... is question seven. >>> take you down into enemy territory in dallas, texas, where we have been watching the skies. clouding up a little bit, changing weather in the lone star state for the big game. it looks like winds will be shifting around. we'll see temperatures dropping from the 70s to the 60s. here is the first pitch forecast. 72 degrees. mostly cloudy skies, winds five to 15. that will allow temps to d
. >> thank you. now to the candidates, according to viewers surveys, romney won last night's debate and he won big. cnn survey said 67% of viewers gave him the edge after his first meeting. will that translate into more votes on election day? we have more on what we are hearing the campaign trail today. i'm sure this is what ever is talking about. >> reporter: it is. they -- interesting thing. will it impact the election? couple of ways to break it down. one to look at historicly. that's what gollup did, taking a look at the last other years of debates, they found two impacted the election. in 1960 with nixon and kennedy and in 2000 with bush and gore. the other thing, is to look at what happened today when romney saw the story line shift in his direction. the republican nominee couldn't resist another stop in denver. he surprised colorado's action committee by joining his sons on stage and talking of feeling the energy. >> i said the president's vision has trickle down government and i don't think that's what american believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedom. >>
of mitt romney. >> it's not so much winning or losing or the people themselves, the president and myself. it's about somethingigger than that. >> reporter: romney meanwhile is in denver. ohio senator rob port man is doing his best obama impersonation. it has the president beating nationally by three points within the margin of error. despite a rough couple of weeks, however, romney is well within striking distance. right here on the stage, for the first time the two candidates will go face to face. it will focus on domestic policy, things like healthcare and the economy. that's where mitt romney sees his opening. >> these debates are an opportunity for each of to us describe the path way forward. >> reporter: the public is basically split on who they think can do a better job, president obama with a one-point edge at the moment. a praise which hasn't had huge swings, everything can change in one night but both sides had tried to lower expectations. >> governor romney is a good debater. i'm just okay. >> about 6,000 to 8,000 people can fit in this arena behind me. you can expect a packed
a dry day. >> all right. thanks a lot. >> now to democracy 2012 news. president obama and mitt romney are set to go at it tonight. tory dunnan joins us live from hempstead, new york. this race is essentially a dead heat. i imagine we've got a whole lot to look out for. >> reporter: both mitt romney and president obama seems confident about tonight's showdown but they're still doing that last-minute prep time. tonight voters can judge for themselves in a townhall style debate. >> mit's prepared and mitt is running because he believes in america. >> how are you feeling about tonight? >> i feel fabulous. look at this beautiful day. >> reporter: tonight he gets a second chance. >> he's his harshest critics. he's not going to hide from his positions unlook his opponent. >> reporter: heading into the first matchup in denver a poll had obama with a three point lead nationally. now romney is up by one. so, kelly, voters head to the polls in three weeks. that means three more -- one more time if front of an audience. >> more of a townhall format. how is a going to work? >> reporter: basically
debates and we haven't heard an agenda from the president. >> governor romney's foreign policy has been wrong and reckless. last night he was all over the map. >> reporter: president obama went on the attack occasionally resulting to sarcasm. >> i'm glad you recognize the al qaeda is threat. a few months ago when asked what the biggest geopolitical threat, you said russia and they're asking for their 19 80's policies back oar mitt romney often agreed with the president but mentioned the economy anytime he got. >> in order to fulfill our role in the world we have to strengthen our economy at home. you can't have 23 million people struggling to get a job. >> reporter: very different from the debate last week in which libya was one of the most heated topics. take a look at who won the debate. this is a cnn/orc poll. if you're keeping track at him, that means in the most general terms most people thought mitt romney won the first round. president obama took the next two debates. the polls show the polls tight are than ever. >> now that the debates are over, what is the final campaign strate
on the consulate. the president and mitt romney within the face to face in die bait number two. expect more heated changes tonight. >> the president, the day after flying to las vegas for a political fund-raiser. >> reporter: iran and the threat of nuclear weapons. no president had been tougher on iran. romney had criticized president obama. >> will pre vent them from acquiring nuclear capability. >> reporter: with foreign policy on the forefront a timely attack ad from the obama campaign. >> a decade of war that cost us dearly. now for president a clear choice, president obama ended the iraq war. mitt romney would have left 30,000 troops there. >> reporter: really, that's the tip of the iceberg. we're expecting to hear quite a bit about china. another thing to keep a close eye on tonight because this is the last debate, you can expect both candidates will try to shift the focus back to domestic poll shy issues, things important to voters, like the economy. >> this race has really tightened up. take us through the numbers. what are we seeing as far as the polls are concerned? >> reporter: this is
. >>> now to -- to democracy 2012 news, president obama and mitt romney face off in the first of three presidential debates. so, a lot of work, preparation has gone into the debate. what can we expect to see? >> reporter: kelly, this is a big moment. we know president obama and mitt romney have done their walkthroughs. now they're in the hotel getting ready. now we're down to the wire. here are a few things to keep in mind. first, how will the candidates stack up on the economy. it's a huge focus for tonight's debate and a major issue on the minds of voters. the president will argue his policies are working. mitt romney will point to his business experience. >> we can create a million new manufacturing jobs. >> reporter: can they accomplish their goals. the president needs to point to achievements and lay out a clear vision for what he would do with a second. for mitt romney he needs to appear presidential. voters need to look at him and say i can see you in commander in chief. >> the president's policies do not work. he doesn't get that. he doesn't understand that. >> reporter: equall
the weekend into the middle 60s. >>> switching to democracy 2012 news, mitt romney may be feeling a post debate bounce but both of the candidates know this is about the battleground states. emily, tell us how the candidates are doing in the tossup states today? >> reporter: this is a new day with new polls. where we show a tightening race, key battleground states. first of all, in michigan, there's a new poll showing president obama's lead dwindling from 10 points last month to three points now. then go over to ohio. a new cnn/orc poll shows a statistical tie. but it's a shrinking lead and one in eight ohio voters polled said they could still change their mind before the election. that's exactly why you see both candidates in ohio today. it's president obama's 15th time in the state and mitt romney is there a little later tonight. he is tailoring his message for the heartland. >> there are big differences between the president and me. he has in plan for rural america, no plans forking a culture, no plan for getting people back to work. i do. >> reporter: normally you would see the runnin
romney today oar are mitt romney is focusing on swing states, ohio being one. he was at three events. so far plenty of shaking hands and criticism into the president. >> his campaign gets smaller and smaller, focused on smaller and smaller things. our campaign is about big things. america faces big challenges. we recognize this is a year with a big choice and americans want to see big changes and i'm going to bring it to this country. >> reporter: the latest poll shows president obama leads mitt romney 49% to 44%. that falls within the margin of error, so the state is up for grabs. >> what about the president. he's taking a different type of strategy. what was the approach today? >> reporter: he's in the middle of this whirlwind trip. this is a two-day trip. it was all about florida, virginia and ohio. the president did sound a bit hoarse from all these campaign events but he still went after romney and called out his economic vision. >> a plan to -- >> we're going to move on to another election store result an influential republican is giving his support to poafnlt former secretary of s
, gumtion, a steady hand. >> what we saw in governor mitt romney was a leader who has the solutions, who has the ideas on how to turn this economy around. >> reporter: no surprise that those two men are split on who watch. debate watchers are relatively split. take a look among debate watchers. they gave the edge to president obama but it's within the margin of error. the same people who were surveyed said though they thought president obama did better, they thought mitt romney won on domestic issues, particularly the economy and that is the issue that drives people to the polls. >> two down and one to g i imagine they're back on the campaign trial. >> they are in the swing states. take a listen. >> so let's row cap what we learned last night. his tax plan doesn't add up. his jobs plan doesn't create jobs. >> i think it's interesting that the president still doesn't have an agenda. he has to come up with that over the weekend because there's whom one debate left on monday. >> a lot of people thought that president obama had more speak time. a clock showed him getting three minutes and 14 sec
is doing to spread the word. >> round two for president obama and mitt romney. how each candidate is preparing for the debate. >>> keep those calls coming in to raise money for cope men -- komen maryland. >>> all right. weather wise, the rain still coming down out to the south and west. we've got decent showers from towson extending down 95 to 295 with rain in the laurel area. that rain steadily drifting east. the rain continuing to have an impact on the traffic out there, no question about that. to the south and east there's additional rain toward dorchester county and couple of thunderstorms down here south of the d.c. area right now. wet weather in the city, no question about that. current conditions at bwi 63 degrees. dew point 61, so it is muggy out there. some of the weather in motion today. you she that ceiling drop with the heavy rain showers coming through at times. then we get clearing at times as well. in havre de grace you can see the rain. in -- a lot of the rain was north of the state capital. temperatures to the west much cooler. you see what's headed into tonight a
is a heck of a woman there. >>> now democracy 2012 news, good news for mitt romney, poll out of florida shows he has an edge over president obama. a cnn orc international poll says paul ryan came out on top last night. we will have more on that coming up. >>> candidates maybe vying for popularity points, but this guy doesn't need more popularity, big bird. romney mentioned the character, orders for costumes have been surging all over the country. the retail price is between 40- $100 for big bird suit. store owners expect prices to rise because of the great demand. >>> when you shop for pet food you see all sorts of eye catching claims to pick one product over another. what do all natural or ultra premium mean. how do you know what is best for your breast friends? brian kuebler brings the scoop to make sure you get what you are paying for. >> reporter: alaina tried ten different dog foods for her dog, happy, she researched ingredients, searched labels to finds one that didn't upset his stomach. >> it was frustrating trying to figure out what the claims were actually trying to say. >> rep
surrogate for mitt romney and the keynote speaker at the republican national convention. the president had this message for voters. >> we need to make sure that everybody whose lost a loved one know they're in our thoughts and prayers. we are here for you. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: so far his team has said tomorrow he will be back on the trail and making stops in wisconsin, colorado and also nevada. >> so meanwhile, mitt romney resumes campaigning in the battleground of florida. seems like he's backing off the rhetoric a little bit. >> reporter: he's trying to strike this positive tone as he gets back out there on the campaign trail. today he has three different stops in that battleground of florida. he touched on the deviation along the east coast and didn't mention the opportunity to make a pitch to voters. >> 23 million people struggling to find a good job. this is something that, in my view, require last different path. i believe this is the year for us to take a different course. ly bring real change and real reform an
to upper 70s by wednesday. wow. that's good stuff. back to you. >>> president obama and mitt romney or engaged in a big war of words over for pollcy. tory dunnan joins us from washington, d.c. issues like the attack in libya are really dominating the discussion right now. >> we did get a slight preview of this at the second presidential debate in new york but the third and final debate promises to be feisty. >> al qaeda is on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. >> reporter: in an election where the economy is the top issue for voters, some of the most pointed jabs have been over for policy. >> where's american leadership? >> reporter: the two campaigns continue to face off over the attack in libya that led to the death of ambassador chris stevens. >> i said this was an act of terror. >> reporter: today republicans are pounces on president obama. >> you would admit it's not the optimal response, at least to the american people as far as all of us being on the same page. >> here's what i will say. if four americans get killed, it's not optimal. >> i can't even get angry. i
no harm. the wind is behind mitt romney's back after a strong debate last week. >> you own your own airplane and own house but not your own facts. >> reporter: romney has the slimmest of leads, 48% to 47%. >> i'm sure he will do fine. paul has the facts on his fine. >> vice-president biden will do very, very well. he knows what's been going on. >> reporter: tomorrow's debate will center on both domestic and foreign policy issues. many expect joe biden will go after his budget plan, specifically medicare. >> what i hope to get out of this debate is presenting a clear choice. >> we have a fundamentally different view on a whole range of issues. >> reporter: good debate or not, history has shown us vp showdowns prevent memories. >> hey, can i call you joe? >> reporter: paul ryan says help hasn't really given it too much thought but he probably won't be calling the vice-president joe. by the way, paul ryan arrived in kentucky. the vice-president is still doing debate prep of his own. he will be death here at some point tomorrow. >> the president hasn't said much about it. i heard radio
from ryan could boost romney more in the poles. who's the better sales man? tonight it's all about who can better deliver the message. we're also getting some insight from both sides of the aisle and what to expect. as far as paul ryan, he will focus on substance as far as the vice-president he might be scrappy and competitive. we have to see how it plays out. >> where do voters stand? who do they think will take this win tonight? >> reporter: think back to last week. voters had high expectations for president obama. now it seems like the pressure is really on paul ryan. if you take a look at the numbers, 55% said ryan. 39% vice-president joe biden. this is a picture of the vice-president doing a mock debate in delaware. he's been doing one every day since sunday. he is seated where he will sit. the caption is let's get this done. it gives you the feeling here. >> talk about the store mat for this debate and what -- the format for this debate and what issues will be front and center. >> reporter: tonight both candidates will be seated at the table with the moderator between them. the m
that are getting us out. >> reporter: turning to the other side romney spends the day in fork doing debate prep while his running mate is busy campaigning in florida. florida is a swing state. >> the president is not telling you what his second term plan would be. he is not saying that he is offering anything new. all he is offering is four more years of the same. >> reporter: as's saw doesn't matter if one is a bigger state or smaller, if it's going to be competitive in november you can guarantee that they will travel there. >> absolutely. both taking part in the dinner tonight in new york. >> reporter: this is a tradition that goes back to 1948. many presidential candidates have spoken at this dinner. it's happening tonight. this is a white tie charity event and the money goes to catholic charities but it's also known to be a light hearted affair. just go back to 2008. >> greatest weakness, possible that i'm a little to awesome. >> i can't shake that feeling that some people here are pulling for me. i'm delighted to see you here tonight hillary. >> reporter: this may lighten things up and
candidate focused on your wallet today. how mitt romney is using one of the president's phrases against him and what doctors say are the biggest dangers associated with halloween. >>> weather wise, tracking hurricane sandy. as she makes her way up the coast in to the carolinas, we will talk about where she is headed next, coming up, stay tuned. >>> now, maryland's most accurate forecast. >> i'm chief meteorologist, wyatt everhart, we are all over hurricane sandy as we track the movement up the coast. be sure to download the weather app to track sandy at all hours of the day. if you end up losing power, monday and tuesday, you will have the mobile app, available. let's look, at the overall situation, sandy is with a intense core, the radar returns on this are significant off the flida coast. a large system, we are watching where sandy heads from here and how much we will see strengthen in to the sunday, monday and tuesday time frame. winds 75 miles per hour, movement north at 6. over 700 miles, down the coast, from ocean city, speaking of ocean city, we will get those in a second. speaking o
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